Immigration

A coast guard helicopter. (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Repatriates 16 Cuban Migrants

The Coast Guard repatriated 16 Cuban migrants this week.

05/30/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Captain Of Capsized Boat High On Crack When Haitian Migrants Drowned

There are new details Friday regarding a Bahamian national in charge of a boat when it capsized off the coast of South Florida.

05/16/2014

American Flag (Source: Darrell Ingham /Allsport)

U.S. Army Vet Discovers He May Not Be An American Citizen

A U.S. Army veteran and Cuban native has discovered he may not be an American citizen.

05/15/2014

The Coast Guard rescued 11 migrants Wednesday morning. (Source: CBS4)

Man Pleads Guilty In Smuggling Venture That Killed 4

A man from the Bahamas who survived an alleged smuggling attempt which killed four Haitians, pleaded guilty to coming back to the U.S. after he was deported.

05/14/2014

(Source: CBS4)

VP Biden: Immigration Reform Crucial To Economy

Vice President Joe Biden drew cheers from many of the 2,000 graduating students from Miami-Dade College and their parents when he called for immigration reform at graduation ceremony on Saturday.

05/04/2014

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Fla. Senate Revives In-State Tuition Break

There’s been a small victory of sorts for those who support in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students.

CBS Miami–04/29/2014

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Immigrant Advocates Want Gov. Scott To Push Senate For Tuition Break

As state lawmakers enter the final week of the 60 day session, immigrant advocates are asking Gov. Rick Scott to employ more political muscle to convince them to pass a bill which will allow thousands of youths living in the country illegally to pay in-state tuition for the state’s colleges.

04/28/2014

Jim DeFede (right) and Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Carlos Lopez-Cantera was a state representative for eight years before he was elected to be Miami-Dade’s property appraiser. Then, a little more than two months ago Governor Rick Scott tapped him to be lieutenant governor, replacing Jennifer Carroll who resigned. Lopez-Cantera has been working to bridge the divide between the legislature and the governor’s office and he is expected to be a key figure on the campaign trail, especially when it comes to courting Hispanic voters, as Scott tries to win a second term. Lopez-Cantera sits down for an extensive one-on-one with Jim.

CBS4–04/14/2014

(Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Rand Slams Bush Over Immigration “Act Of Love” Remarks

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has drawn the ire of some of his fellow Republicans when he described illegal immigration in an interview as an “act of love” by people trying to provide for their families.

04/13/2014

WOODBURY, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016. (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Immigration Comments Highlight Republican Party Challenges

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a reminder of how difficult immigration issues remain for his possible presidential ambitions and the Republican Party.

04/10/2014

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